Leather Foundation Course for Fashion Professionals

21 March 2024
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Main Stage, Hall 3C, HKCEC

บรรยาย: ภาษาอังกฤษ

APLF in collaboration with Authenitcae is organising a certification course for fashion professionals to understand the nature, making, usage, marketing and sustainability of leather.

Conducted in English.

  • In-depth understanding of different types of leather
  • Knowledge in leather tanning process, technology, care and leather testing
  • Insights into the sustainability of leather

Who should join?

  • Fashion designers
  • Fashion buyers
  • Leather goods sales
  • Store trainers
  • Fashion brand marketers
This course is designed for designers, buyers and store trainers who need to understand the characteristic of different types of leathers to design their products and educate your customers.

After the course, you will understand:

  • Definition of leather: genuine, coated, laminated, leather fibre
  • Types of leather and their applications: cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, pig, other
  • Hide & Skin marks: typical marks, and uniqueness of genuine skins
  • Tanning Process Steps
  • Leather products and their care (wet, mouldy, sunlight, chemicals)
  • How to understand leather testing
  • Sustainability of leather

Organized by


Technical Director
Authenticae Ltd

About APLF

We bring leather, material and fashion businesses together: an opportunity to meet and greet face to face. We bring them from all parts of the world so that they can find fresh partners, discover new customers or suppliers and keep ahead of industry developments.


We organise a number of trade exhibitions which focus on fashion and lifestyle: sectors that are constantly in flux, so visitors and exhibitors alike need to be constantly aware both of the changes around them and those forecast for coming seasons.


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